Created By: Licking County Library
Explore Newark’s unexplained and tragic past in Licking County Library’s tour of the city’s buildings and spaces that are rumored to be haunted by ghosts and restless spirits. From the city’s first cemetery, where graves still lie undisturbed, to the Old Licking County Jail, a place that has garnered national recognition for its paranormal activity, this tour guides you through the sites of some of Licking County’s most shocking events.
Consider as you take our Haunted Tour: what makes a location prone to hauntings and occurrences of the supernatural? Is it the mere association with death? Or does a haunting require a more intimate and emotional connection? You will find that many buildings and street corners in Newark share dark tales of death and tragedy.